About the different notifications

SMU Alert

SMU Alert is SMU’s system for alerting students, staff and faculty in the event of an emergency or threat on campus.

SMU Warning

A SMU Warning is notification of Clery crime(s) that occurred on campus Clery geography and is considered by the institution to represent a serious or continuing threat to students and employees.

SMU Advisory

A SMU Advisory may be issued when an incident or crime has occurred and may affect members of the campus community, but an emergency notification or timely warning is not required.